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Six key ways to modernize Canada's pipeline regulator

Jan 24, 2017 by Patrick DeRochie (Program Manager, Climate & Energy)

Categories: Climate Change, Energy East

The federal government is undertaking a modernization of the National Energy Board (NEB), Canada’s federal energy regulator that reviews major energy projects like the…Read More


Trudeau Calls for a Managed Decline of the Tar Sands: We Agree!

Jan 17, 2017 by Patrick DeRochie (Program Manager, Climate & Energy)

Categories: Climate Change, Energy East

“We can’t shut down the oil sands tomorrow. We need to phase them out. We need to manage the transition off our dependence on…Read More


Fear and Loathing on the Carbon Trail

Jan 10, 2017 by Tim Gray (Executive Director)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

People generally don’t like change, even when they know that there’s a problem that must be solved (think of how you put off the…Read More


Great news for the Arctic – and the planet!

Dec 22, 2016 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

Yesterday, we chalked up another big win for the environment. The U.S. and Canadian governments placed an indefinite ban on issuing new oil and…Read More


The pan-Canadian climate framework: Historic and insufficient

Dec 15, 2016 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

Make no mistake. The pan-Canadian framework on climate change that was negotiated and finalized earlier this month is a big deal. No Canadian government…Read More


Don’t scapegoat green energy: renewables are a net gain for Ontario

Dec 13, 2016 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: Climate Change

  This is a guest blog by Martin Ritchie, CPA, CA, MBA, MSc., Chief Compliance Officer & Co-Founder, JCM Power     It was…Read More


Environmental Victories: Building a clean economy and defending a safe climate

Dec 04, 2016 by Tim Gray (Executive Director)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

With winter approaching, it’s a good time to look back at what we’ve achieved together over the past year. And what a busy year…Read More


Pipeline approvals make Canada’s climate targets a herculean challenge

Nov 30, 2016 by Patrick DeRochie (Program Manager, Climate & Energy)

Categories: Climate Change

On Tuesday the federal government delivered bittersweet news. It cancelled the Northern Gateway pipeline and announced a ban on oil tankers off the North…Read More


The Comeback Kid: California’s Cap-and-Trade Rebounds in Latest Auction

Nov 24, 2016 by Mikayla Wujec (Campaign Coordinator, Clean Economy)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

With Ontario set to launch its cap-and-trade program in January, California and Quebec’s joint cap- and-trade program – which Ontario intends to join –…Read More


The elephant in the room: fossil fuel subsidies undermine carbon pricing

Nov 24, 2016 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

Delegates from 196 countries just wrapped up the U.N. climate summit in Morocco. As a member of the Canadian delegation, I heard fossil fuel…Read More